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Originally posted by harrytuttle
Perhaps the Artilect Wars will have begun. Those are the wars between humans who do and don't want unbridled AI to take over the planet and possibly replace the human race as the dominant force for the planet and eventually beyond.
The question is who wins?
Originally posted by justgeneric
I'll be almost 90 by then. What a life huh? I witnessed the home PC, the video games, the end of the Vietnam War, the tail end of the 70's and Duran Duran.
I would hope medical advances have cured cancers and HIV and AIDS and world hunger...
How will advanced technology shape and mold our lives?
What will space exploration be like?
What will the political environment be like? (The two party system, Government size, will nations be ran differently than they are today, etc.)
What will the life expectancy be? Will 'Actuarial Escape Velocity' (AEV) be reached? (The point at which our life is moving faster than the approach of age-related degeneration etc.)
Will the 'Technological Singularity' have occurred yet?
What will our environment look like?
Who will be the dominant, economic perennial Superpowers?